OAKLAND -- The A's have added catcher George Kottaras to their roster and optioned rookie catcher Derek Norris to Triple-A Sacramento. Kurt Suzuki is in the starting lineup and catching A.J.
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The A's have made a flurry of trades since the end of the 2011 season, but made a move to solidify both their offense and outfield defense with Thursday's announcement that the team agree
Outfielder Jermaine Mitchell was selected from Triple-A on Friday, bringing the A's 40-man roster to 39 players.